MS10-023: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981160)

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Synopsis

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote host has a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description

The Publisher component of Microsoft Office installed on the remote host has a buffer overflow vulnerability.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Publisher file, resulting in remote code execution.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office XP, 2003, and 2007.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-023

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 45510

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-023.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nt_ms02-031.nasl, office_installed.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:publisher

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0479

BID: 39347

MSFT: MS10-023

MSKB: 980466, 980469, 980470